Guest Blog

How Air Fresheners Can Affect Your Pet’s Health

Thumbnail image for How Air Fresheners Can Affect Your Pet’s Health

By David F. Kramer I’ve not authored this article, but I contributed my veterinary perspective to David F. Kramer’s work. This article originally appeared on PetMD as How Air Fresheners Can Affect Your Pet’s Health. As parents and caregivers, one of the earliest lessons we learn is the concept of “baby-proofing”—keeping toxic substances and dangerous […]

Read the full article →

Pill-Popping Kitties: Inside the Pharmaceutical Treatment of Depressed and Anxious Cats

Thumbnail image for Pill-Popping Kitties: Inside the Pharmaceutical Treatment of Depressed and Anxious Cats

I love having the chance to weigh in from my holistic veterinary perspective on a variety of topics, including those that are sometimes controversial. Recently, I weighed on depression in cats and the use of medications to manage feline behavioral issues for Vice.com in Pill-Popping Kitties: Inside the Pharmaceutical Treatment of Depressed and Anxious Cats. […]

Read the full article →

Can Medical Marijuana Improve Your Pet’s Health?

Thumbnail image for Can Medical Marijuana Improve Your Pet’s Health?

Are you aware that marijuana products can help pets suffering from a variety of health conditions? It’s somewhat of a controversial topic in veterinary medicine due to the perceptions people have about the medicinal aspects of cannabis for humans, as many folks still harbor the antiquated perspectives of Reefer Madness and the legality issues of marijuana […]

Read the full article →

Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Pet Allergies on DogCastRadio

Thumbnail image for Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Pet Allergies on DogCastRadio

Does your pet suffer from allergies of the eyes, respiratory or digestive tract, skin, or other body system? Allergies are quite common and are great imitators for other ailments, so it’s important that suspect pet allergies are brought to the attention of your veterinarian. Living in southern California, I see allergies in my canine and […]

Read the full article →

Is Separating Puppies From Their Mothers Cruel?

Thumbnail image for Is Separating Puppies From Their Mothers Cruel?

All puppies and kittens mature and ultimately reach an age when a decision is made to either have them stay with Mom or be adopted into a forever home. Yet, what happens to the mother after her puppies have been removed from her? Does she go through a mourning period? Learn more via my veterinary […]

Read the full article →